New and Vintage Supplies for Fiber & Mixed Media Artists

We are a Fair Trade importer of creative art supplies and gift ideas from around the world, specializing in our own Batik Tambal Exclusive Batik and many more fabric choices: Australian Aborigine Designs, African, Modern Cottons, Marcia Derse, plus our hand drawn batik art panels, wooden printing blocks, our artist-grade Artistic Artifacts textile paints and much more!

Have you read Artistic Artifacts owner Judy Gula’s first book? Colorful Batik Panel Quilts: 28 Quilting and Embellishing Inspirations from Around the World shows you the world of bright, colorful quilts made with batik panels, and how to apply your own personal vision and creativity to make the included projects.

Shop Hours: Artistic Artifacts is located at 4750 Eisenhower Avenue in Alexandria, VA. Our regular hours are Tuesdays – Saturday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. Visit our calendar for details on special holiday, event or weather hours/closings.

Most Trusted Source Of Quilt Shops, Events, And More Artistic Artifacts is participating in the Quilters’ Quest Shop Hop this year! Like all participating shops throughout Virginia and Maryland, we will be open for special hours during Quilters’ Quest only: October 11-20 — Mondays through Saturdays, from 9:30 am to 6:00 pm; Sundays (10/13 and 10/20), 11:00 am to 4:00 pm. Learn more about our shop, which was also featured as a Quilt Sampler® Top Shop in 2018.

Join Judy on a May 10-20, 2020 Block Printing Holiday in Jaipur, Rajasthan, India! Learn more about touring India with Judy on a Colouricious Holiday!

As an authorized BERNINA USA dealer, Artistic Artifacts offers a full array of sewing machines and accessories. We also have BERNINA trained service technicians on staff and offer BERNINA Sewing Mastery Classes. (Note that bernettes, Swiss design sewing machines at an affordable price, and other select BERNINA sewing machines are available for purchase online and can be shipped to you!

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When it’s time for your next machine embroidery project choose embroidery designs, stabilizers and other supplies from the Artistic Artifacts Embroidery Design Studio!

Artistic Artifacts is a member of the Alexandria, VA Convention and Visitors Association

Artistic Artifacts also features an extensive array of WonderFil™ Specialty Threads. The WonderFil thread line covers all fiber art needs: from hand work to decorative stitching to quilting and longarming to general sewing purposes — shop these beautiful threads now!

“Whether you are traditional or modern in your taste, you will find something to love at Artistic Artifacts.” — Judy Gula, owner

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